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Dell PowerScale Storage Solutions

Dell PowerScale scale-out storage solutions are powerful, yet simple to scale and manage, no matter how large your unstructured data environment becomes. Unlike traditional storage, PowerScale solutions are flexible, efficient and stay simple regardless of how much storage capacity and performance is required, or how your business needs change. PowerScale integrates easily with a choice of cloud services and, with built-in data analytics support, allows you to unlock the value from your data to accelerate the digital transformation of your business.

 

Efficiency

Inline compression and data deduplication software enhances storage efficiency to reduce your physical storage requirements by up to 35%. A policy-based, automated tiering option allows you to optimise storage resources and further lower costs.

 

Flexibility

Powered by the OneFS operating system, Isilon all-flash storage supports all major protocols and data access methods. This means that you can support a wide range of unstructured data applications and workloads on a single storage platform.

 

Data Protection

All-flash platforms are highly resilient and offers N+1 through N+4 redundancy. With OneFS you may also choose from a variety of efficient and proven enterprise data backup and disaster recovery options.

 

Security

All-flash platforms offer a broad range of robust security options including FIPS 140-2 level 2 self-encrypting drives, role-based access control (RBAC), secure access zones and file system auditing support.

Dell PowerScale storage solutions are designed for enterprises that want to manage their data, not their storage. The storage systems are powerful yet simple to install, manage, and scale to virtually any size. The storage includes a choice of all-flash, hybrid or archive nodes to meet the most demanding business needs.

The PowerScale family of all-flash nodes - powered by OneFS - can drive workloads at the edge, in the datacentre or in the cloud. These nodes are available in a cost-effective all-flash form factor which deliver blazing performance and up to 93PB capacity to address the needs of the workloads of today and tomorrow. PowerScale is well suited to store and manage your unstructured data across all industries and vertical markets for use cases like big data analytics, HPC, safety and security and genomics. (Image source)

All-flash Node Specifications
PowerScale F900 PowerScale F600 PowerScale F200
Use Case HPC, massive Performance workloads Demanding line of business and AI applications Edge and small deployments
Raw node capacity 46TB to 368TB 315.36TB to 122.8 B 3.84TB to 30.72TB
ECC memory (per node) 736GB 128, 192, 384, or 736GB 48GB or 96GB
Nodes per cluster 3 to 252 3 to 252 3 to 252
Raw cluster capacity 138TB to 93PB 46TB to 30PB 11TB to 7.7PB
Inline Data Reduction Yes Yes Yes
Storage Type NVMe SSD NVMe SSD SSD

PowerScale hybrid storage platforms powered by the OneFS operating system use a versatile yet simple scale-out architecture to speed access to massive amounts of data. The highly flexible hybrid platforms strike the balance between large capacity and high-performance storage to provide support for a broad range of enterprise file workloads. (Image source)

Hybrid Node Specifications
PowerScale H7000 PowerScale H700
Use Case Massive capacity and demanding applications Demanding enterprise file workloads
Raw node capacity 240TB to 400TB 30TB to 300TB
ECC memory (per node) 384GB 192GB
Nodes per cluster 4 to 252 4 to 252
Raw cluster capacity 960TB to 100PB 120TB to 75PB
Inline Data Reduction Yes Yes
Storage Type SATA SATA

Choose the PowerScale family of archive nodes for highly efficient and resilient active archive storage or long-term data retention for large-scale data archives. With the proven scale-out architecture of PowerScale, you can keep pace with growing archive needs. Keep archive data safe with a choice of enterprise-grade data protection and security options. (Image source)

Archive Node Specifications
PowerScale A3000 PowerScale A3000
Use Case High performance, high density, deep archive High performance, nearline, active archive
Raw node capacity 240TB to 400TB 30TB to 300TB
ECC memory (per node) 96GB 96GB
Nodes per cluster 4 to 252 4 to 252
Raw cluster capacity 960TB to 100PB 120TB to 75PB
Inline Data Reduction Yes Yes
Storage Type SATA SATA
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